Welcome to spooky season everyone—where the eternal struggle to find a new, clever or decent-looking homemade costume lives on.

That being said—and frankly the whole costume thing may be more of an “us” problem than a “you” problem—October is also a great month to give your designs, promotion tactics, social media presence and whole artist experience a trial run before the holiday rush really kicks up. Like we teased in the September creative brief, we’ll be in the midst of our seasonal marketing campaign called #InviteCreativityIn where we showcase all the ways people invite creativity and art into their lives this hosting season. So reach out, use the hashtag and dive in to our latest roundup of trends and tips.

Trends with Benefits 

Our monthly series is back and we’re highlighting creative themes that our merchandising and curation teams have been keeping an eye on. We don’t like telling any artist what to create, but if you love a prompt or are in need of some inspiration, these are themes that we recommend considering for the next month.

Trending Themes: 

  • Spooky Season
  • Fall Feels
  • Boho Patterns
  • Animal Prints

Check out artwork from each trend>

Trending: Fall Feels // Artwork by Carla Llanos

Products to Promote + Trending Tags

Fall is in full swing and we’ll be focusing on a combination of best sellers and seasonal products that we know our customers are searching for this time of year. Based on what we’re observing and predicting this season, we recommend focusing your efforts on promoting these products:  

  • Wall Art: Art Prints, Framed Print, Posters, Wall Hangings, Wood Wall Art, Mini Art + Framed Prints
  • Home Decor: Tapestries, Wall Murals, Wallpaper, Throw Pillows, Rugs
  • Apparel: Leggings
  • Bed: Throw Blankets, Comforters
  • Tech: iPhone Cases
  • Tabletop: Mugs

 

Trending Tags: Line, Photography, Mid Century, Minimalist, Pattern, Nature, Fall, Gold, Landscape, Illustration 

 

Society6 Picks: 

Autumn path Framed Art Print

by Anna Shepeta

Libra in Symbols Throw Pillow

by Aley Hanson

Moth, Mugwort & Mushrooms Wall Tapestry

by DELUXEWITCH

Paint Streaked Landscape iPhone Case

by Twigs and Shadow

Trending Collections

We’re lucky to have such talented curators on our team–people who spend every day finding designs and products that customers love. Fall is in full swing so we’re rounding up some themed collections that we’ll be sharing throughout the season.

Society6 Artist Showcase

The Society6 Artist Showcase is a curated gallery of new and trending artists that caught that have been inspiring us lately. This month we’re featuring abstract artist Dan Hobday, illustrator Maggie Stephenson, photographer Michele Suits and pattern designer Leah Lavelle of Urban Wild Studio. 

Check out this month’s feature>

Minimal Plant Art Print

by Dan Hobday Art

Lovebirds Art Print

by Maggie Stephenson

FIGURE // XVII Art Print

by Michele Suits

star fabric gold Art Print

by Urban Wild Studio Supply

Artist Education

This month we’re looking back at some of our favorite past posts to help you prep your shop ahead of the busy holiday season. Here’s a few oldies but goodies:

Write the Perfect Artist Bio With These Five Simple Tips

In one of our most popular posts to date, photographer Mallory Morrison to shares her top tips on writing an artist bio.

How to Promote Yourself In Your Own Style

Artist DELUXEWITCH shares a few small but mindful moves, you can use to shift your store into gear and create promotions that feel on brand and grow your following.

In the News

There’s been a lot of awesome press recently for Society6 artists. Here’s some products we’ve spotted out in the wild:

Sun Lee featured on Lonny.

BADCC featured on Apartment Therapy.

Madeline Martinez featured on Well + Good.

Megan Galante featured on Refinery29.

Our TIME’S UP artist collab featuring Amber Vittoria, Carmela Caldart, Ana Leovy and Sabrena Khadija on Domino.

Stay in the know!

Join the Society6 Artist Hub on Facebook for all things artist related and bookmark the Promo Schedule for details on upcoming promotions.

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